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Helping more than 300,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Teaching our children kindness

Friday 15 February 2019 / Parenting Tips
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A valuable lesson we can teach our children is that kindness towards others can make the world a better place.

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How to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your children

Wednesday 13 February 2019 / Parenting Tips
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Valentine’s Day is known for chocolates and roses but it’s also the perfect opportunity to celebrate love as a family.

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The impact of Brexit on children’s issues is being felt already

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 29 January 2019 / Children's rights, Inequality, Government spending
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The biggest effect so far is simply the pushing of children’s issues off the agenda.

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Children and domestic abuse: no longer such an afterthought?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 22 January 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
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The draft Domestic Abuse Bill is out, and there's been a marked change in how Government is talking about children.

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Leading children’s charities welcome draft domestic abuse bill but caution more must be done for children

Monday 21 January 2019 / Public Affairs
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The Government has made the first step in recognising the needs of children and families affected by domestic abuse.

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